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familiar strangeness

Stuart Burrows

familiar strangeness

American fiction and the language of photography, 1840-1940

by Stuart Burrows

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Literature and photography -- United States,
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Realism in literature,
  • Visual perception in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStuart Burrows.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.P43 F36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16680317M
    ISBN 100820331740
    ISBN 109780820331744
    LC Control Number2008010958

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